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Birding Seabrook

April 18 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Photo: Jan Hanson

This pre-festival trip will explore some of the best birding spots on the Clear Lake Loop of the Upper Texas Coast – Great Texas Coastal Birding Trail. This area contains a variety of habitats, including approximately 60 acres of oak woodlands, riparian edge habitat along the bayou, freshwater ponds, wetlands, and bay waters. This amazing habitat diversity attracts a wide variety of resident and migratory bird species, as well as other wildlife such as turtles, deer, alligators, and swamp rabbits.

We’ll hike along the well-maintained trail system looking for raptors including Ospreys, Red-shouldered Hawks, and Cooper’s Hawks; songbirds including White-eyed Vireos, Painted Buntings, Rose-breasted Grosbeaks, orioles, and warblers; shorebirds including Black-bellied Plovers, Ruddy Turnstones, and Willets; and Brown Pelicans, Neotropic Cormorants, herons, egrets, and other wading birds. After a break for lunch, we’ll check for Red-breasted Mergansers, Bufflehead, Common Goldeneye, and other duck species on lakes near the bay.

Bring water, snacks, lunch, and insect repellant.
Drive your own vehicle and walk


Date: April 18
Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: $70
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Leader Name: Kristine Rivers


Skill Level All
Activity Level Moderate
Transportation Meet at Site